A Sydney Morning Herald magazine 'Cyclone. Christmas in Darwin 1974'. Cyclone Tracy led to the largest peacetime evacuation in Australia's history as more than half the population was airlifted to southern cities after their city was flattened and literally wiped out. Darwin, Northern Territory.
In 1962 the Australian government, led by Sir Robert Menzies, sent a group of 30 military advisers to Vietnam. The decision to become involved in a conflct in Vietnam began one of the most controversial eras in Australias history.